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Open Beta Commences

Heatwave Interactive has announced that Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising has officially entered its open beta stage of development. The open beta will run from June 6th through June 12th.

Developer Round Table Pt. 1

Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising is poised to be unleashed on the world in the very near future. On a recent trip to Heatwave Interactive, MMORPG.com writer Richard Cox participated in a round table discussion with CEO Anthony Castoro, Lead Designer Tim Schubert, Producer Phil Tittle, Community Manager Donna Prior and Product Manager Shannon Drake. We're presenting this terrific interview in three parts to keep the channel tuned right here through Wednesday.

State of the Republic III

Executive Producer, Anthony Castoro, released the latest State of the Republic over at the Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising website. With the closed beta having come to an end at the end of May, find out what Anthony has to say to the players who participated, what he has to say about the state of the game, and the upcoming open beta. Check it out!

Closed Beta to Close!

The folks behind Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising announced on Friday that the Closed Beta period for the game would come to an end on Tuesday, May 31st at 10:00AM CST. In the news release, they've given us a consolidated list of links to show us all of the changes that the CBT Period gave us. Check it out.

UStream Dev Chat on Tuesday

Heatwave Interactive has announced the latest in a series of Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising developer chats hosted on USteam. This week's chat will be held on Tuesday, May 24th and will feature a live discussion of closed beta news and other topics leading up to next month's game launch.

Beta Server Patch Notes

Heatwave Interactive have released the newest batch of patch notes for their beta on Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising. The Priest and the Soldier seem to be given particular attention in the patch, judging from the notes. Take a look!

Subscription Pricing Revealed

Heatwave Interactive has announced the subscription plans for its upcoming MMO, Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising. Monthly rates will run players $9.99 with slight discounts offered for multiple-month subscriptions. Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising is set to be released on June 21st and players purchasing the title will receive the first month free.

Distribution Deal Inked

Heatwave Interactive has announced a distribution deal with Southpeak Interactive to distribute Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising in North America and the United Kingdom. Players purchasing the game through Southpeak will receive an exclusive minion and the Armaments of the Gods, a special class-specific weapon pack that features blades, axes and magic staves. Players will also score three buddy keys to hand out to friends.

Video Chat Released

Earlier today Heatwave Interactive and the Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising dev team hosted a live video chat via UStream. For those unable to attend, the taped version is now available to check out.

Live Dev Chat May 10th - Update

The Gods & Heroes team announced yesterday that their live dev chat, taking place on Tuesday, May 10th, will be supported not just in English, but they will be receiving support from their European Community Team in a bid to receive and answer questions in German and French, as well!

Live Dev Chat May 10th

The Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising dev team will be hosting another in a series of live chats between the team and fans. The chat will be held on May 10th at 12:00 p.m. CST and last approximately one hour.

State of the Republic II

Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising is steadily moving towards its release, due to launch on June 21st this year. That said, the team at Heatwave have released their latest State of the Republic, chronicling the state of the game as it is today. Check out the article and let us know what you think of this forthcoming game.

Retail Release Announced

Heatwave Interactive has announced that the North American retail release date for Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising is set for June 21, 2011. Players who preorder the game will have early access one week prior to the game's official launch.

New Closed Beta Phase - Keys Available!

MMORPG.com has been given 5,000 closed beta keys for Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising. In the new beta phase, which began April 24th players can test new features such as the fully functional Estate System. Get your key now!

Upcoming Beta Week

The Gods & Heroes team have proclaimed another phase of their punctuated Beta Testing. They begin sending out new keys on Monday and access with a code will be granted the following day, Tuesday the 26th.